Plant ID forum: What type of weed is this?

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KirkW66
May 22, 2018 3:57 PM CST
Can someone please tell me what type of weed this is? They are just trying to grow again I pull them and they come back when they get bigger they have a purple Little Flower on top.
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Name: Rob
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nuttallii
May 22, 2018 10:41 PM CST
It looks like matchweed to me, and the flowers are purple. Can you check some images of matchweed to see if they match?
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HamiltonSquare
May 23, 2018 12:06 AM CST
Looks like a weedy type of "Purslane" to me. Maybe the uncultivated species of Portulaca umbraticola.
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
May 23, 2018 2:12 PM CST
Seeing the bloom would help.
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KirkW66
May 26, 2018 9:54 AM CST
Ok one of them finally bloomed.
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Name: Christina Wall
Northern Cal. (Zone 8a)
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Wallflower
May 26, 2018 10:28 AM CST
I agree with Hamilton Square that it's Purslane - Portulaca oleracea 'Granatus'
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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HamiltonSquare
May 26, 2018 2:09 PM CST
The pointed leaves indicated it may be this one.
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KirkW66
May 26, 2018 2:53 PM CST
Yep that's it! How do I get rid of them?
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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HamiltonSquare
May 26, 2018 3:24 PM CST
Even if you kill off the green growth you still have lots of seeds that have been produced. The flowers come and go so quickly and the seed pods are so small it all happens while your not looking. The green growth has to be stopped and then the seeds need to be prevented from germinating by blocking off all light without which the seeds can't germinate. Difficult to be rid of portulaca if you let it bloom.
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purpleinopp
May 27, 2018 6:00 AM CST
Definitely P. amilis.

Why would you want to be rid of it? P. amilis is adorable, putting on a great show for a few months, if you're paying attention between 8 to about 11:30 AM.

But if you do, they pull up easily if the ground is not too dry.

Portulaca oleracea 'Granatus' is P. umbraticola.

This plants is P. umbraticola:
Portulaca oleracea Mojave® Tangerine
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